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Senior Airman Ashley Cook

Senior Airman Ashley Cook is a Vocalist with the Heritage of America Band's Blue Aces. Originally from Pasadena Maryland she enlisted in the Air Force November 2011. Ashley has performed with the Concert Band, Jazz band, and Rock band at her previous assignments with the Band Of Liberty and USAF Academy Band. Ashley Graduated from Chesapeake Sr. High School in 2009 and then went on to study at Berklee College Of Music majoring in Music Business Management on the Berklee Original Composition Scholarship.  Ashley has performed at many major venues in New York City to include Madison Square Garden, The Beacon Theatre, and The Hammerstein Ballroom. She has participated in many competitions and prestigious events including "Showtime At The Apollo" in 2006 where she won first place. She also landed the lead role in Berklee's Musical Theater production of "Aida" in 2010 and has been featured as a Judge, Mentor, and Performer for the annual Miss Black USA pageant.

ASSIGNMENTS:
January 2012- June 2013, Band Of Liberty, Hanscom AFB, MA
June 2013- July 2015,  USAF Academy Band, Peterson AFB, CO
August 2015-Present, Heritage of America Band, JBLE, VA

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Air Force Achievement Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Airman - 27 January 2012
Airman First Class - 29 September 2012
Senior Airman - 29 November 2014